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Sarah Marsh / The Guardian
Women are almost twice as likely to be prescribed powerful and potentially addictive opiate painkillers than men, a Guardian analysis shows. Women contacted as part of the report said they felt that they were often “fobbed off” with painkillers when their problems required medical investigation.
J. David Goodman and Luis Ferré-SadurníSydney Ember / The New York Times
As allegations against Gov. Andrew Cuomo put a new spotlight on sexual misconduct in New York’s capital, numerous women there described an enduring predatory and misogynistic environment.
‘Matrix’ star Carrie-Anne Moss says she was offered a grandma role ‘literally the day after my 40th birthday’
Erin Donnelly / Yahoo
"Literally the day after my 40th birthday, I was reading a script that had come to me and I was talking to my manager about it. She was like, 'Oh, no, no, no, it's not that role [you're reading for], it's the grandmother. I may be exaggerating a bit, but it happened overnight. I went from being a girl to the mother to beyond the mother."
Ashlie D. Stevens / Salon
The immediate backlash to Dr. Biden's outfit echoes past critiques, especially from conservatives, about what type of clothing is "appropriate" for the first lady of the United States. It's an exercise that often speaks to a certain societal discomfort with reconciling cultural understandings of what femininity and power look like, and has since extended to criticism of how other women politicians dress.
Lyndsy Spence / The Guardian
In writing a new biography, Lyndsy Spence was given access to Callas’s previously unpublished correspondence and other material, which casts light on the torment of her marriage, the abuse to which Onassis subjected her and sexual harassment by the director of one of the world’s foremost conservatories.
Gulf state’s male guardian rules deny women right to wed, travel, work or to make decisions about their children, report says.